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Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management

College of Professional & Continuing Education

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Part-Time Degree & Certificate Programs

Program Description

The Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management provides professionals with the skills they need to assume project management and related job positions in the private, non-profit, and government sectors. Through this certificate, students will be exposed to concepts such as strategic leadership methods, project planning and control techniques, team management skills, and risk control.

This convenient, fully-online program is ideal for adult learners, with fast-paced, 7-week courses that allow students to gain career-enhancing skills in a short amount of time.  A professional certificate in project management will be awarded upon successful completion of the required six (6) courses. Additionally, credits earned in the certificate program can be applied to Wentworth’s Bachelor’s of Science in Project Management.

  • Program Objectives

    By completing the Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management at Wentworth, you will:

    • Be eligible for 19 credits toward our Bachelor of Science in Project Management.
    • Prepare for the Project Management CAPM exam, which offers a competitive career advantage.
    • Master the fundamentals of handling the variety of resources for project management.
    • Gain valuable leadership and management skills.
  • Admissions Requirements

    Applicants to the project management certificate program should be at least 22 years old and have a minimum of 3 years of work experience, plus:

    • Online Application
    • Current resume
    • Official High School or GED Transcript
    • $50 Application Fee


  • Tuition

    • $475/credit hour
  • Start Terms

    • Fall 2018
  • Program Curriculum

    • MGMT2100 Management Communications: This course focuses on the development of professional level

      written and oral communication skills. Students will learn how to conduct a meeting, do an

      effective oral presentation, write technical descriptions, instructions and reports, and effectively present

      information to their clients. Standard business formats (memo, letter, etc.) will also be reviewed. Four 

      (4) credits.

    • MGMT2060 Introduction to Project Management: Traces the development of project management as

      fundamental to completing projects effectively, delineates the leadership tasks that must be

      accomplished at each step of a project’s life, and helps the student develop skills and wisdom in making

      decisions both by learning the ramifications of certain decisions and by seeing how those decisions are

      made in an example project. Three (3) credits.

    • MGMT 2300 Organizational Behavior: Aims to develop understanding of organizational dynamics so that

      students can develop lasting strategies and actions that build and sustain high performance in

      individuals, groups, and organizations. The course also examines what people think, feel and do in

      organizational settings, focusing on individual, group, and organizational processes. Students are

      introduced to concepts from a vast array of behavioral sciences, including social, clinical and

      organizational psychology, sociology, and cultural anthropology. Three (3) credits.

    • MGMT3300 Project Planning, Scheduling & Control: Studies design and production projects in their

      entirety. Costs, resource allocation, planning techniques and programs, management styles, and

      leadership methods are among the topics considered. Students will develop a preliminary plan for their

      action project as an outcome of this course. Four (4) credits.

    • MGMT 2600 Project Risk Management: This course offers a new perspective on project risk that centers

      risk management on building a healthy organizational culture that recognizes risk as the consequence of

      bad planning. The course presents new insights on building a risk management culture, while focusing

      on project management selection factors and financial return. Three (3) credits.

    • MGMT3750 Project Evaluation and Performance: This course will explore effective and efficient

      methods for evaluating project performance. The content deals with measurement of project trends

      and results through information arising out of the management of the project work breakdown

      structure. Significant class emphasis is on evaluating project performance measurements applicable to

      both current project results and future projections to project completion. Three (3) credits.

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